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Boathouse Bistro Tapas Lounge & Restaurant
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$0 - US$20
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Good for: Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

I can’t believe the bad reviews, what a great place. Super friendly staff, amazing meals. We keep going back. My wife loved the seafood risotto, and I kept after the lobster bisque.
We did go right at the end of the season, so getting a table on the top deck wasn’t a problem, little to no wait.
We’ll be back next year.

Thank Nathan W
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Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

We boated to Boothbay and didn’t eat much during the trip, so we’d filled up on happy hour elsewhere. We only had enough appetite for two tapas but they were excellent - shrimp and grits better than almost any version including my BF’s who is a good cook (the owner/bartender told us a great story about betting a Southerner that it would top his mama’s). Kale/quinoa cakes were as good as this dish could be. And my peach/mango sangria was terrific! Loved each staff member we met. We’d be regulars if we lived here.

Thank Robin W
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Reviewed 4 September 2018

So, if your not opposed to climbing the three flights of stairs to get to the Boathouse Bistro roof-top lounge you'll be really glad you made the effort. The staff is super attentive and friendly. Our bartender was hardworking and hustling to make sure everyone was really happy and well served. The menu is full of fantastic choices for just about any appetite. From the appetizers, tapas to the entree's and deserts the choices are amazing. We had dinner sitting at the bar on the roof-deck and had such a nice time talking with the bartender and other patrons we decided to have there dinner again a few nights later. Both our dinners were fantastic and unique, we are looking forward to our return to Boothbay /harbor and the Boathouse Bistro Tapas Lounge & Restaurant

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Thank nickarnao
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

Was in Boothbay Harbor Saturday evening and decided to try the Boathouse Bistro for dinner it was nice and cool outside and they have options for dining inside or out on one of their decks. We had a nice table with a good view we originally went there for the Tapas but after reviewing the menu we ended up ordering two different dishes of risotto and they were both good. We will return to this restaurant again next year.

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Thank InlovewithMaine
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

We always come here every summer and always walk away happy. Tonight we had seafood stew, seafood risotto, ginger mojito and mango cactus. Delicious! Staff are very pleasant as well

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Thank Anna M
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